Viral photo of Texas doctor comforting elderly COVID-19 patient highlights toll of isolation

WASHINGTON: Joseph Varon, a doctor treating coronavirus patients at a Texas hospital, was working his 252nd day in a row when he spotted a distraught elderly man in the COVID-19 intensive care unit (ICU). Varon's comforting embrace of the white-haired man on Thanksgiving Day was captured by a ...

Viral photo of Texas doctor comforting elderly COVID-19 patient highlights toll of isolation
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Twitter rejects call to remove Chinese official's fake Australian troops tweet

Twitter rejects call to remove Chinese official's fake Australian troops tweet
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Twitter on Tuesday rebuffed Australian calls to remove a Beijing official's incendiary tweet targeting ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 16:05:15 +0800

UN sees emergency aid needs exploding due to COVID-19 pandemic

UN sees emergency aid needs exploding due to COVID-19 pandemic
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GENEVA: The United Nations said on Tuesday (Dec 1) that US$35 billion would be needed ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 14:35:55 +0800

'I died too': A year after COVID-19 outbreak, Wuhan kin struggle to move on

'I died too': A year after COVID-19 outbreak, Wuhan kin struggle to move on
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Wuhan native Liu Pei'en shut down his investment business and converted to Buddhism to ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 13:21:56 +0800

Unilever to trial four-day work week in New Zealand

Unilever to trial four-day work week in New Zealand
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Unilever New Zealand said on Tuesday it would trial a four-day work week for ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 13:14:00 +0800

Syria graduate doctors set to battle COVID-19 in rebel hub

Syria graduate doctors set to battle COVID-19 in rebel hub
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AZAZ, Syria: Mohammed Mostafa al-Mohammed started studying medicine in rebel-held northern Syria to help ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 13:05:52 +0800

Climate groups take on Shell in landmark Dutch case

Climate groups take on Shell in landmark Dutch case
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Environmental groups will face off against Shell at a Dutch court Tuesday in a ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 10:40:51 +0800

California at COVID-19 'tipping point' as Trump administration hopes for vaccines by Christmas

California at COVID-19 'tipping point' as Trump administration hopes for vaccines by Christmas
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LOS ANGELES: California's governor said on Monday (Nov 30) the state was at a "tipping point" ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 09:40:37 +0800

New Zealand raises concerns with China over Australian soldier image

New Zealand raises concerns with China over Australian soldier image
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WELLINGTON: New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said on Tuesday (Dec 1) that her government ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 09:15:07 +0800

Smoke inhalation complications cause of death for former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh

Smoke inhalation complications cause of death for former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh
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Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of online shoe retailer Zappos, died from complications of ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:58:41 +0800

Scott Atlas resigns as special adviser to Trump on COVID-19

Scott Atlas resigns as special adviser to Trump on COVID-19
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WASHINGTON: Dr. Scott Atlas has resigned as special adviser to President Donald Trump on the ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:50:37 +0800

Biden, UN chief discuss 'strengthened partnership' on COVID-19, climate

Biden, UN chief discuss 'strengthened partnership' on COVID-19, climate
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United States President-elect Joe Biden spoke with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday (Nov 30), ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:27:08 +0800

Biden's win in Arizona and Wisconsin finalised, further cementing Trump loss

Biden's win in Arizona and Wisconsin finalised, further cementing Trump loss
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WASHINGTON: The Wisconsin Elections Commission's chair on Monday (Nov 30) confirmed the election result in ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:07:21 +0800

Commentary: Assassinating top scientist makes killing Iran's nuclear programme harder

Commentary: Assassinating top scientist makes killing Iran's nuclear programme harder
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The Biden administration must now navigate a minefield, says the Financial Times' David Gardner.

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:03:55 +0800

US reports more than 10,000 coronavirus deaths last week

US reports more than 10,000 coronavirus deaths last week
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The United States recorded 10,000 coronavirus deaths and over 1.1 million new cases last ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 06:44:28 +0800

Commentary: Some countries may take decades to recover from COVID-19

Commentary: Some countries may take decades to recover from COVID-19
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While actions to protect advanced-economy businesses and workers amounted to some 20 per cent ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 06:10:41 +0800

Biden's win in Arizona finalized, further cementing Trump loss

Biden's win in Arizona finalized, further cementing Trump loss
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WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden's victory in Arizona was finalized Monday (Nov 30), further cementing ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 05:00:38 +0800

Brazil to face major security threats as climate impacts surge, military experts warn

Brazil to face major security threats as climate impacts surge, military experts warn
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RIO DE JANEIRO: Climate change will increase the burdens on Brazil's armed forces and ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 05:00:37 +0800

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon skyrockets to 12-year high under Bolsonaro

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon skyrockets to 12-year high under Bolsonaro
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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest surged to a 12-year high in 2020, official government ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 04:51:28 +0800

First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer's goes on sale

First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer's goes on sale
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First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer's goes on sale

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 04:36:12 +0800

Doctor of late Argentine soccer star Maradona seeks out prosecutors

Doctor of late Argentine soccer star Maradona seeks out prosecutors
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The doctor of Diego Maradona on Monday sought out the prosecutors who are investigating ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 04:32:09 +0800

Americans face new COVID-19 restrictions after Thanksgiving

Americans face new COVID-19 restrictions after Thanksgiving
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Americans face new COVID-19 restrictions after Thanksgiving

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 04:25:30 +0800

US reports over 10,000 coronavirus deaths last week

US reports over 10,000 coronavirus deaths last week
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The United States recorded 10,000 coronavirus deaths and over 1.1 million new cases last ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 04:25:09 +0800

Conservative justices appear reluctant to immediately block Trump immigrant census plan

Conservative justices appear reluctant to immediately block Trump immigrant census plan
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Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared reluctant to issue a ruling immediately ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 04:17:48 +0800

Merkel urges Germans to be careful or risk third coronavirus wave

Merkel urges Germans to be careful or risk third coronavirus wave
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Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Germany could face a third wave of ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 04:05:16 +0800

Biden picks diverse team of top economic advisers

Biden picks diverse team of top economic advisers
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President-elect Joe Biden named his choices for several top economic positions on Monday, including ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 04:02:31 +0800

Iran says Israel killed military nuclear scientist remotely

Iran says Israel killed military nuclear scientist remotely
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Iran says Israel killed military nuclear scientist remotely

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 03:52:42 +0800

Scotland's Sturgeon hints at legal move if independence vote blocked

Scotland's Sturgeon hints at legal move if independence vote blocked
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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Monday ramped up her calls for a new ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 03:46:51 +0800

Dictionary companies choose same word of the year: Pandemic

Dictionary companies choose same word of the year: Pandemic
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Dictionary companies choose same word of the year: pandemic

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 03:32:27 +0800